Monthly Archives: January 2018

Can Arsenal stop Man City?

Arsenal extended their unbeaten run against Chelsea to five games when they dumped the Blues out of the Carabao Cup on Wednesday night. It ensured an optimistic start to the post-Alexis Sanchez era, but their reward is a final showdown with the mighty Man City. There is not a tougher draw in English football right… Read more →

Why Tottenham Hotspur must spend

Tottenham Hotspur have the bare bones of a starting eleven that can compete with the elite of English football. Jan Vertonghen is an impeccably consistent centre-back, Victor Wanyama has the presence to boss midfields, Christian Eriksen is a creative genius while Harry Kane is one of the best top flight goalscorers of all-time. And yet,… Read more →

Pragmatism needed at Elland Road

When Thomas Christiansen made nine changes for Leeds United’s FA Cup Third Round trip to Rodney Parade on Sunday, he knew he was running the risk of an upset. The subsequent 2-1 defeat to League Two Newport County, who secured victory through substitute Shawn McCoulsky’s 89th minute winner, did two things to the Dane’s side.… Read more →